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're -- >> just like michael jackson. >> reporter: a teacher direct from atop an suv parked right on f street. >> i just want to help them understand they can go anywhere they want to go. >> reporter: savoy has traditionally been a very low performing school, but they were selected a while back by the president's committee on the arts to get some extra resources, things like art supplies and musical instruments. the award goes to schools that are about to turn the corner. >> i was born and raised there in southeast. to come back to that community and see how the program is making kids want to come to school, making parents want to get involved, the volunteers, it just really is building the community. ♪we're fighting for the night. it's a thriller ♪ >> reporter: they practiced for a month. >> every day. we practiced like this. >> i'm very proud because we put a lot of effort in it. >> i feel happy because we get to experience something we never did before and i feel good about it. >> reporter: when you saw your faces and makeup, what did you think? >> i was frightened like some type of
jackson. >> a teacher directss from atop an suv parked right on f street. >> i want them to go anywhere they can go. >> reporter: savoy was traditionally a very low performing school but they were selected to get extra resources, things like art supplies and musical instruments. the award goes to schools that are about to turn the corner. >> i was born and raised right here in southeast, 2519 minnesota avenue. to come back to that community and see how the program is making kids want to come to school being making parents want to get involved, the volunteers. it is build the community. unit -- it is building the community. >> reporter: they practiced for a month. >> every day. we practiced this. >> we put a lot of effort in it. >> i feel happy because we get to express something that we never did before and i feel good about it. >> reporter: when you saw your face with the make-up, what did you think? >> i was frightened. like some type of creature. >> reporter: savoy's test scores are ticking up and attendance is too. they'll remember these moves for a long time. >> i'm a zombie. ombie
of the second inaugural address and stone wall jackson's battlefield map. tuesday, november 13th, former republican vp candidate paul ryan and virginia senator warner will speak at the ceo council here in washington. that starts at 7:00 a.m. at the may flower hotel. on wednesday, november 14th, at 9:30 a.m., the topic on how to help returning veterans increase their job opportunitys in the private sector will be highlighted at the u.s. department of labor symposium. they'll focus on bettering career and education opportunities. thursday, november 15th, at 7:00 p.m. u.s. supreme court justice samuel alito offers the keynote address at the national lawyers convention. and friday, november 16th, 8:30 a.m., the national press club will look at social media in the 2012 presidential race, looking at the increasing role it's playing. that's your capital run down for the week of november 12th. you can find more at myfoxdc.com, and use our twitter hashtag, capitalrun down. i'm tom fitzgerald. we'll see you next week. >>> all righty. >> tucker barnes is here once again to tell us what's happening
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